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Walk For The Cure

 
 
From 88.00€ 110.00€

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Organizer:
Registration possible until 19-07-2020


- 26KM - 16KM - 25KM -

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Official webpage of the Walk For The Cure in Le Markstein (26km - 16km - 25km). This walk is part of the Think Pink Walkingseries. 


The Walk for The Cure is A 3day-hike for the benefit of Think Pink! The 2 nd edition will be on 31.07.19 - 01 & 02.08.2020.
Every day of this 3day-adventure, you'll discover a new part of the French Vosges.


Day 1 - 26km: Start and finish at Auberge du Wormsa in the valley of Mittlach and Metzeral. This stage will lead you trough the magnific valley of the Hohneck.

Day 2 - 16km: Start in the centre of Le Markstein (1183m) at hotel Wolf. You'll finish at the highest point of the Vosges: The Grand Ballon. A shuttle takes you back to the start in Le Markstein.

Day 3 - 25km: Start and finish at the cosy Auberge du Steinlebach in Le Markstein. The last stage brings you in the valley of Kruth with a breathtaking view on the Petit and Grand Ventron.


Do you have family or friends who prefer to run? They can register for the 2nd edition of the Marathon du Grand Ballon on Saturday the 1st of August!


After the last stage, every finishers receives a finishers shirt, a finishers medal and a pasta at the Auberge du Steinlebach.


Rates:

Registration is only possible online via Larssie and according to the price table* below (price increasing according to the number of registered participants). So it pays to register quickly!



1st 50

51 - 75

75+

26/16/25km

€88,00

€99,00

€110,00

* Prices do not include handling fees from Larssie.com.



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You prefer to participate for free by collecting €300,00 for Think Pink? Register here

Course, startlocations, aid stations and time limits

Don't forget to wear the right shoes, you'll need a minimum of grip!

This tab contains information about the startlocations,  the exact location of the aid stations, the time limits, the elevation profiles and courses.


  • 26km - 1350m+ (Day 1)

    • Start is at Auberge du Wormsa.
    • Click here for the Google Maps link.
    • 2 aid stations + final aid station.
      1st aid station at Refuge du Rainkopf after 11km.
      2nd aid station at Ferme Auberge du Gashney after 20km.
    • Cut-off: 15h00
    • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.
      Course  Profile

      GPX available for download from 1week to the event.

    • 16km - 850m+ (Day 2)

      • Start is at Hotel Wolf in Le Markstein. 
      • Click here for the Google Maps link.
      • Finish is at the Grand Ballon at restaurant "La Vue des Alpes". The shuttle brings you back to the start in Le Markstein.
      • 1 aid station at Auberge du Mehrbachel (after 7,5km + final aid station.
        Click here for the Google Maps link.
      • Cut-off: 21h00
      • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.
        Course  Profile

        GPX available for download from 1week to the event.

      • 25km - 1050m+ (Day 3)

        • Start is at Auberge du Steinlebach in Le Markstein. 
        • Click here for the Google Maps link.
        • 1 aid station during te race at Auberge du Huss (after 15km) + final aid station for every participant.
          Click here for the Google Maps link.
        • Cut-off: 16h00
        • There are NO plastic cups at the aid stations. Each runner has to carry his/her own cup or drinking system.
          Course  Profile

          GPX available for download from 1week to the event.

        • Time limit per aid station

          More info soon.


        Practical information


        • Address - How To Get There - Parking

          There are different startlocations for the Walk for The Cure. Take a look in the tab "Parcours" for the different startlocation and the links to Google Maps.

          In this tab you'll also find the locations of the aid stations, information about the courses and the schedule of each race (also in the programme).

          There is a shuttle from the finish to the start.
          Don't forget to book the shuttle.

          Day 2: Last departure of the shuttle from the Grand Ballon to the Markstein
          is at 21h10.
          The shuttle is inc. in the registration fee.



        • Program

          Friday 31.07.2020

          07.00 - 08.00 Race office open, pick-up bib numbers
          08.00: Start stage 1 - 26km
          15.00: End day 1

          Saturday 01.08.2020

          13.00: Start stage 2 - 16km (short distance) 
          21.00: End day 2
          21.10: Departure last shuttle to Le Markstein.


          Sunday 02.08.2020

          08.00: Start stage 3 - 25km
          11.30 - 16.00: Pasta Party!
          16.30: End Walk For The Cure

        • Pick up bib number and T-shirt

          Bib numbers are not sent in advance and can only be collected from the race secretary on the day of the race. You will receive your bib number by email a few days before the event and you can also view it on the list of participants that comes online at the same time as the mailing.

          You will receive all extras you ordered (such as a T-shirt or eco-cup) together with your bib number. It is possible to pick up the numbers of your family and/or friends. You must report all last minute changes in distance to the secretariat.

        • Change name, distance and / or cancel

          Changing your distance, buying a T-shirt, adapting your data and even canceling it can ONLY be done through your Larssie account. So you do this all by yourself!

          After you have logged in, search for the relevant order and change the details. If your new data results in a lower cost price, your account will be credited and you can use that amount for another registration. If your new information leads to a higher registration price, you still have to pay that amount to complete the change.

          If you wish to cancel, your account will be credited in accordance with our cancellation conditions. You can then spend this amount on another registration later.

          Attention: Please check the conditions of the organizer to find out until when  you can cancel and how much your account will be credited !

        • Showers - Dressing rooms - Bags drop-off

          There are no changing rooms.

          There are showers at Auberge du Steinlebach, 1km from the start area. The showers are for free.

          The Auberge du Steinlebach is here.

          Attention: If your shoes aren't clean, you can't enter the auberge du Steinlebach. Think about the other participants who also wants to change clothes in a clean room. Wash your shoes before you enter!

          You can hand in your sports bag at the 'storage of sports bags' stand.
          Make sure you bring a well-closing bag because loose pieces or open bags are not accepted.
          Your bag will receive a number, which will also be noted on your chest number. You will not get your bag back without a bib number!

        • Insurance physical accidents

          By default you are NOT insured through the organization for physical injuries during the race. You can choose to take an insurance through the organizer when you register. This is an additional paying option.

        • Photoservice

          A selection of photos can be found a few days after the event on our Facebook page. This can be viewed by anyone, including those who do NOT have a Facebook account.


        • Organisation

          Sportevents, bvba

          This event is part of the Think Pink Walkingseries.

        • Where to stay?

          Looking for a nice place to stay?


          1. Hotel Wolf, Le Markstein.

          At 50m of the start.

          For booking, contact them by

          • e-mail: hotelwolf@aol.com 
          • telephone: +33 3 89 82 64 36 


          2. Auberge du Steinlebach.

          1km from the start and this place is one of the aid stations! 

          For booking, contact them by

          • telephone: +33 3 89 82 61 87 




        Race information


        • Cut-off times

          All aid stations have official opening hours / opening times

          Walk For The Cure: If you are unable to maintain the average speed as informed, this trail is unfortunately too high for you and we recommend choosing the smaller distance.

          Walk For The Cure Day 1 - 19km : 2,7km/h
          Walk For The Cure Day 2 - 42km : 3,2km/h
          Walk For The Cure Day 2 - 16km : 2km/h
          Walk For The Cure Day 3 - 24km : 3km/h

        • Aid stations / No plastic cups

          AID STATIONS

          There are multiple aid stations during the race. The exact locations are indicated on the course map (see the "course" tab). The supplies have standard water, salty snacks, cake, candy, ... Attention! There are no plastic cups at the aid stations, so you have to bring your own drinking cup or bottle.

          NO PLASTIC CUPS!

          Because we respect the environment we do not provide disposable plastic cups. So you have to bring a drinking cup or bottle yourself. This applies to the aid stations along the way as well as at the finish. We have handy eco-cups, which are reusable drinking cups that you can fold, to be purchased with your online registration and/or to be purchased at the race office for 3 euros.

        Media


        • Walk For The Cure 2019

          To view the photos in a larger format, we refer to the album on Facebook (also available for those who do not have a Facebook account) and / or the Sportograf event page. You can also view / purchase your personal photos on the event page of Sportograf.

          Results We Walk For The Cure


          • 2020

            Click here for the results of 2020.

          • 2019

            Click here for the results of 2019.


          Walk For The Cure F.A.Q. 's


          • Are dogs and/or poles allowed?

            Dogs are not allowed.

            Poles are  allowed.

          • Due to circumstances I cannot participate. What should I do?

            Changing your distance, buying a T-shirt, adapting your data and even canceling it can ONLY be done through your Larssie account. So you do this all by yourself!

            After you have logged in, search for the relevant order and change the details. If your new data results in a lower cost price, your account will be credited and you can use that amount for another registration. If your new information leads to a higher registration price, you still have to pay that amount to complete the change.

            If you wish to cancel, your account will be credited in accordance with our cancellation conditions. You can then spend this amount on another registration later.

            Attention: Please check the conditions of the organizer to find out until when  you can cancel and how much your account will be credited !